Fruit and Vegetable Resources--School Aged Children

Crunch the Numbers: Do More Math, Eat More Fruits and Veggies


In this less plan, students chart a path for healthy success in school and life by learning how to use graphs and tables to read data, and to track how many fruits and vegetables they eat over time.

Kids & Classroom

USA Pears.

Games, jingles and classroom activities related to pears.

Fruits & Vegetables Galore: Helping Kids Eat More

USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.

Fruits & Vegetables Galore is a tool for school foodservice professionals packed with tips on planning, purchasing, protecting, preparing, presenting and promoting fruits and vegetables.

Get Kids Involved

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Give your kids some hands-on experience in the kitchen, and let the Fruit & Veggie Color Champions™ teach them about the importance of eating a colorful variety of fruits and veggies.

Make a Rainbow at the Salad Bar Poster Make a Rainbow at the Salad Bar Poster (PDF | 1.20 MB)

Food Family Farming Foundation.

Use this poster in your lunchroom to help educate students on the importance of eating a variety of fruits and vegetables.

Quick Steps to Fruits and Vegetables Galore, and Dairy Too!

New Jersey Team Nutrition Project.

This training is aimed at training school foodservice managers to incorporate more milk or other calcium rich products and more fruits and vegetables into their operations, in both meals and a la carte offerings. Includes some materials for students.

Teacher's Curriculum

PMA. Produce for Better Health Foundation.

Nutrition education curriculum that encourages kindergarten through sixth grade students to develop healthy eating habits.

Rainbow Days: A Food Services Student Activity to Engage Kids with Salad Bars (PDF | 1.79 MB)

The Lunch Box (Food, Family, Farming Foundation).

In this activity, students are challenged to create a “rainbow” on their tray with items from the salad bar.